Disability Support Pension

Disability Support Pensions Australia SeniorsAre you eligible for the Disability Support Pension? Is it better to choose the Disability Support Pension or the Age Pension, if you have the choice? Find the answers to these questions and more on the YOURLifeChoices Disability Support Pension page.

You will also find information on disability services, Centrelink updates, and how the disability pension affects your finances, both before and after you retire.

Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

A pension advance payment could help Tracy deal with a couple of unexpected bills.

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Possible DSP changes

Possible DSP changes

Sue has heard that there may be changes to the hours which one can work ...

Choosing the right Pension

Choosing the right Pension

The different features of the Age Pension and the Disability Support Pension explained

Planned DSP increases

Planned DSP increases

Lorna would like to know if those on the Disability Support Pension will also see ...

How much is eligible for exemption?

How much is eligible for exemption?

Will downsizing be a blessing in disguise for Graham?

Accessibility for seniors

Accessibility for seniors

Learning to cope with a disability is challenging at the best of times but ...

Age Pension versus Disability Support Pension

Age Pension versus Disability Support Pension

With which would Ron be better off?

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Pension increases

Pension increases

From 20 March 2012 pension rates will increase in line with cost of living increases. This will result in an increase of $6.70 for a single Age Pension.

Will your pension increase?

Income test limits for pensions

Income test limits for pensions

The CPI rise in pension payments is also reflected by an increase in the amount of income you can receive before you lose your pension completely.

Centrelink income tests

Utility bills are on the rise

Utility bills are on the rise

YOURLifeChoices shows how to reduce your power costs and make your life that little bit easier.

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Increased asset test limits

Increased asset test limits

Asset limits have been reviewed and increased in line with recent CPI pension increases.

Centrelink asset test

Guide to Centrelink

Guide to Centrelink

YOURLifeChoices answer your questions on the Age Pension, Starting retirement and using Centrelink Online Services.

Your Centrelink questions answered